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Beauty and Religious Anxiety: Tolkien’s Nineteenth Century Inheritance

Great World Literature Course on "Tolkien Catholic Beauty in the Lord of the Rings" Taught by David K. O'Connor CLASS 5: Beauty and Religious Anxiety: Tolkien’s Nineteenth Century...

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Tolkien vs. Wagner

Dr. David O'Connor contrasts the symbolic elements in the works of Wagner and Tolkien When asked about the relationship between his ring and Wagner’s ring,...

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The Shire or the World: Local vs. Global Loyalties in LOTR

Great World Literature Course on "Tolkien Catholic Beauty in the Lord of the Rings" Taught by David K. O'Connor CLASS 4: The Shire or the World: Local...

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How Tolkien rings the changes on Shakespeare and Wagner

Great World Literature Course on "Tolkien Catholic Beauty in the Lord of the Rings" Taught by David K. O'Connor CLASS 3: How Tolkien rings the changes on...

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The Paradise of Dangerous Women in LOTR

Great World Literature Course on "Tolkien Catholic Beauty in the Lord of the Rings" Taught by David K. O'Connor CLASS 2: The Paradise of Dangerous Women in...

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Rereading LOTR through Peter Jackson’s Movies

Great World Literature Course on "Tolkien Catholic Beauty in the Lord of the Rings" Taught by David K. O'Connor Class 1: Rereading LOTR through Peter Jackson's Movies Description: The...

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Tolkien and the Gift of Death

Dr. Fulvio Di Blasi discusses Tolkien's views on death as presented in his writings. In J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings, human beings exist alongside many...

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